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Security ministry: Prisoners should be allowed to work outside jail

Selected prisoners should be allowed to work outside prisons, Ministry of Public Security officials said at a meeting Thursday.

At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

Prison guards fought back in 'an intense exchange of gunfire.'

Death row inmates stage jail-break in Hanoi

Police are tracking down the two men who escaped four days ago.
September 14, 2017 | 12:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to free prisoners under amnesty before Tet

4,000 inmates will be freed before the country's biggest holiday.
November 27, 2016 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam may allow conjugal visits to make prisons more humane

The Ministry of Public Security is drafting a rule allowing inmates to meet their spouses in private rooms.
October 29, 2016 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

DNA tests confirm father in Vietnam's shocking deathrow pregnancy case

The inmate is believed to impregnate herself  with semen sold to her in a plastic bag.
September 23, 2016 | 11:21 am GMT+7
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